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Holy Double Entendre Batman!: Week 7

Thanks to a college student complaining about reading Y: The Last Man and Perseopolis when he thought he’d be reading innocent comics like Batman, people have been collecting inappropriate Batman panels – mostly from the Golden and Silver Ages. So, here’s a weekly feature that’ll

Holy Double Entendre Batman!: Week 2

Thanks to a college student complaining about reading Y: The Last Man and Perseopolis when he thought he’d be reading innocent comics like Batman, people have been collecting inappropriate Batman panels – mostly from the Golden and Silver Ages. So, here’s a weekly feature that’ll

What Ever Happened to the Man of Tomorrow?

Whatever Happened to the Man of Tomorrow?

The introduction to Whatever Happened to the Man of Tomorrow says that Alan Moore had a once in a lifetime chance. We can chuckle at that from our vantage point in the New 52 world. Frankly, I’m surprised that DC didn’t do another of these

Superman: Birthright - Military-style Protection

What if Superman Were Real?

Superman has been the subject of countless papers and books exploring what is so compelling about this alien super hero. Interestingly, as comics have become more sophisticated, it’s become harder and harder to write a good Superman story that encompasses all that makes him great.

Leaving DC Comics (Except Batman)

I’m just going to jump out in front of this and call it a rant. It’s inspired by Kari’s entry last week: So What’s With Batwoman?: Why This Is Important.   I’d passively read about the Batwoman controversy and shook my head. Batwoman was the subject of a

Wonder Woman #8

Is Violence the Only Way?

When my wife and I were thinking about daycare for our daughter we visited a lot of centers and got their welcome packets. One of them mentioned that kids were not allowed to have back packs, lunch boxes, or t-shirts with characters from shows in

Justice League #1

Has the New 52 Succeeded With Me?

The dust has settled on DC’s new 52 and the second month’s worth of comics have been released.  The first month was obviously great for sales.  Many of the titles went into third or fourth printings.  But what effect did it have on my comic